Paperback Published on: 02/11/2023
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Interesting collection of short stories
Series of short stories, most of which are quite intense, some have quirky endings. I really enjoyed the very last one. Have enjoyed the books I gave re... READ MORE
Neil Challis @Windsor
'a book must be an ice-axe to break the sea frozen inside us...'
Reissued, the debut sheath of short stories from Claire Keegan is as chillingly cleareyed as it was when the millennium turned. The bursts of the most perf... READ MORE
Iain MacLeod
Short, sharp and incisive
It’s difficult to believe that Antarctica is the debut collection of stories from the Booker Prize shortlisted author of Small Things Like These. Reissued ... READ MORE
Conor Wright
Skilful showcase of lyrical prose
This collection showcases exactly what Keegan continues to capture so skilfully - the human condition, the fragility of connection, and a tense longing tha... READ MORE
Claire Keegan, your mastery of the English language is unparalleled
Keegan’s mastery of the English Language is unmatched, and the short form is certainly where her expertise shines so it’s no surprise to me that I adored h... READ MORE
Sophie Fennelly


The stunning debut story collection from the author of Foster and the Booker Prize-shortlised Small Things Like These. A secret one-night tryst in the city. A sister's revenge. A love-struck doctor. A missing girl. In Antarctica, an astonishing sequence of stories, one of our most gifted writers illuminates human longing and fallibility in all its variety.

  • Publisher: Faber & Faber
  • ISBN: 9780571382217
  • Number of pages: 224
  • Weight: 249g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 15 mm

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